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Provo in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Startup Candy Factory

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. Startup Candy Factory Marker
Inscription.  In 1868 William D. Startup brought across the plains the tools of candymaking: scales, iron edging bars, drop machine, shears and hooks. After pursuing his profession in Salt Lake City, he moved to Provo and built the first candy factory in 1875. Following his death, 1878, his widow, Hagar, continued the business for ten years. In 1895 her sons William, Walter and George became owners. The original machinery is preserved at the present factory.
 
Erected 1969 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 360.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 40° 13.588′ N, 111° 39.641′ W. Marker is in Provo, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on South 100 West, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 534 South 100 West, Provo UT 84601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Escalante Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Old Provo High School (approx. half a mile away);
Startup Candy Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. Startup Candy Factory Marker
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Historic Utah County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); A Place of Gathering (approx. half a mile away); 104 West Center (approx. half a mile away); 110-120 West Center (approx. half a mile away); Provo's Liberty Bell (approx. half a mile away); The Knight Block (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provo.
 
Startup Candy Factory image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. Startup Candy Factory
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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